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The Crofton Chamber of Commerce will be holding its first Business Networking Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 11 at the Crofton Convalescent Center, 2131 Davidsonville Road.

In addition to breakfast, participants will be given the opportunity to give a short presentation describing their company's products or services to other participants.

L Coordinators for this event are Bob Griffin and Phil Gordon.

Featured business people will be: Bill Branham of Swallow Office Supplies, 721-0200, and Mary Patterson of Cellular One, 451-0303.

Cost will be $5 for members and $10 for non-members.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 721-9131.


Single Again, the weekly support group for those who are separated or divorced or have suffered the death of a spouse, having an auction auction at 7 p.m. on Aug. 14.

The group is looking for items to sell. Donations can include televisions, radios, tools, lawn mowers, bicycles, books, hardware, furniture, household goods and antiques.

The 14th annual auction will be at the American Legion hall on Carbide Road in Glen Burnie.

Information: Sandy Frey, 721-2313.


The Equilibrium Horse Center, 1685 Underwood Road, is forming a Pony Club open to all for fun and recreation. The club provides horses and no experience is necessary.

For more information, call 721-0885.


The Discovery Shop, a thrift store benefiting the American Cancer Society, will hold a 50 percent off, end-of-summer clearance sale through Saturday. Donations of fall clothing, dresses and business suits are needed.

The shop is at 6904 Laurel-Bowie Road in Bowie Plaza. Hours are Monday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Thursdays until 8.

Information: 805-0812.


If you are a Crofton Athletic Council coach, you may want to consider attending the free North Arundel Hospital coaching clinic on first aid and prevention of sports injuries.

Jim Fontaine, the Anne Arundel Community College head trainer, will be a featured speaker.

A variety of sports experts will focus on injuries from fall sports such as soccer, football, field hockey, volleyball and cross country.

The program will be held at 7 p.m. on Aug. 12 in the hospital's third-floor conference center.

Reservations are required and must be made by Aug. 11 at 4 p.m.

Information: 787-4367.


The Anne Arundel County Fair is accepting registrations for the annual talent show next month.

Pantomiming to records is permitted; singing along with prerecorded lyrics will not be permitted.

The age groups are: youngsters under 7; children 8 to 13; teens 14 to 17; and 18 and up. Entries will be limited to individuals and small groups only.

Previous first place winners are not eligible to re-enter unless they have reached the next age group. A $300 prize will be awarded in each age group.

The deadline for registering is Aug. 31. For information call Sally Evens, 222-6406.

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